Atlas Translational PhD Program

Why you should join ATLAS


  • A highly collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment at the interface between academia and the pharmaceutical industry.

  • doctoral degree from a partnering university.

  • The opportunity to publish your work in top-tier journals.

  • Dedicated supervision by leaders in their fields with a strong publication record (see our latest publications).

  • Cutting-edge technologies and in-house services to support your research.

Scientists working in a lab at BioNTech

Receive comprehensive training

  • Lecture series, journal and data clubs, scientific retreats.

  • Support in career development.

  • Prospective employment at BioNTech or TRON after your PhD.

  • A range of scientific and social events. 

  • Support from our international PhD student community.

Enjoy excellent working conditions 

  • Fully funded PhD positions (with contracts, see FAQ for details).

  • Family-friendliness. 

  • Open and appreciative culture.

  • An international environment with English as our working language.

BioNTech and TRON PhD students at the annual PhD retreat, Wasem Monastery, September 2022
Join us now and become part of the BioNTech & TRON PhD Program.